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Be a Leader

Leadership development is part of our core mission.  We believe that the student leaders will become leaders in their careers.


The W Leadership Program

Male StudentThe W offers leadership development courses, events, and co-curricular opportunities to ensure graduates have the knowledge, practical experience, and value-added skills to make them stand out to future employers.

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Women in Leadership

Former Lt. Gov. Amy Tuck speaks with studentIn partnership with the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service and Rutgers University, The W established the Mississippi N.E.W. Leadership program to prepare women for leadership roles in public service from the local to the national level.

One of only 23 programs in the nation, the five day residential program involves female students from Mississippi's public, private, and community colleges in leadership training. Those participating may receive two hours of college credit in leadership.

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